Donald Trump Assaults Puerto Rico From His Luxurious Golf Membership Whereas His Victims Are ‘Dwelling On A Cot’
Republican Donald Trump has been taking a ton of justified backlash over his response to the devastation in Puerto Rico. And as an alternative of making an attempt to behave like an grownup, he went on the assault this morning by bashing the mayor of San Juan and the individuals working to truly assist the island.
Some individuals, nevertheless, took discover that Trump was finishing up this heinous verbal assault from his golf membership in Bedminster, New Jersey.
This is the place Trump is spending his weekend. https://t.co/GSPcN53ecw
And the way the San Juan mayor is spending her weekend. pic.twitter.com/HJX9pshYqE
— Jennifer Bendery (@jbendery) September 30, 2017
The person on the left is attacking the lady on the appropriate for missing management. pic.twitter.com/0157UzgXJn
— Mikel Jollett (@Mikel_Jollett) September 30, 2017
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Trump has spent his morning insulting the mayor of San Juan. In the meantime, she’s been wading chest-deep in water making an attempt to assist individuals. pic.twitter.com/a9gkopxgg2
— Tim O’Brien (@TimOBrien) September 30, 2017
The mayor of San Juan, Carmen Yulín Cruz, reacted to the assault as an actual chief ought to: with class and a give attention to the work that must be completed. She Tweeted:
The objective is one: saving lives. That is the time to point out our “true colours”. We can’t be distracted by anything.
The aim is one: saving lives. That is the time to point out our “true colours”. We can’t be distracted by anything. pic.twitter.com/7PAINk19xM
— Carmen Yulín Cruz (@CarmenYulinCruz) September 30, 2017
One other individual additionally targeted on how one can correctly assist Puerto Rico is retired Lt. Gen. Russel Honoré. He was introduced in to assist with the preliminary disastrous response to Hurricane Katrina beneath President George W. Bush and is aware of what must be finished after these catastrophes. In an interview with CNN, Honoré pushed again towards the Trump suggestion that the individuals of Puerto Rico weren’t working exhausting to get issues shifting once more (video under):
The streets right here have been open by native residents yesterday. I noticed it with my very own eyes.
He was then requested what his response was to Trump’s Tweets attacking the San Juan mayor and the individuals of Puerto Rico. He bluntly said:
I’ve no response. The mayor resides on a cot and I hope the president has a very good day of golf.
Honoré additionally had loads of logistical recommendation for Trump and what must be achieved when he lastly plans to point out as much as the island three extra days from now.
Many individuals have been involved and questioned simply how the Donald Trump administration would react once they lastly needed to cope with a disaster that was not of their very own making. Contemplating the deplorable response to the home terror assault in Charlottesville and now the underwhelming response to hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico, we now know these considerations have been greater than warranted.